Tel Aviv Pride Group Trip- June 2019

Fun, Sun, History & Tel Aviv Gay Pride – Israel has it all! join us for an unforgettable time.
Fun, Sun, History & Tel Aviv Gay Pride – Israel has it all! join us for an unforgettable time.
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Join us and soak in the gay vibe of Tel Aviv in our annual Gay Pride Week!
From the golden beaches of Tel Aviv to the Old City of Jerusalem, and from the ancient fortress of Masada to the spectacular Sea of Galilee, Israel is a country of incredible contrasts. The country with the "WOW" factor, and a destination on everyone's must-visit bucket list. 

Join gay tourists from all over the world for an amazing group journey this coming June. Enjoy Tel Aviv Pride week and explore all the highlights of this incredible country.
DAY 1: tuesday - June 11th: tel aviv
Shalom and welcome to Israel! Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, you will be greeted by our OUTstanding Travel Representative, who will assist you with your baggage and escort you to the comfort of your private transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv- a world hub of gay vibrancy and pride! 
Titled the ‘Mediterranean Capital of Cool’ by the New York Times, this is a 24/7 city with a unique pulse, combining sandy Mediterranean beaches with a world-class nightlife, a buzzing cultural scene, incredible food, UNESCO recognized architecture, and an international outlook.

Attend a superb evening Welcome Dinner at one of Tel Aviv's amazing roof top, with delicious food and incredible atmosphere. 

At night, feel free to go on an adventure! We suggest exploring the wonderful Rothchild Boulevard.

You shall stay overnight in Tel Aviv.  

DAY 2: wednesday - June 12th: tLV & jaffa
Walking tour of Tel Aviv & Jaffa

After a breakfast at the hotel start today with the tour of the White City guided by our OUTstanding tour guide. Feel free to inquire about our superb Gay community and experience Rothschild Boulevard, one of Tel Aviv’s most important and iconic streets. Located in the heart of the White City of Tel Aviv, Rothschild Boulevard is a commercial center, with major financial institutions lining the street, a cultural center, which includes the main theater and concert hall of Tel Aviv, a culinary center, with tens of top restaurants, and a leisure center. Visit the lovely Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel Aviv, built in 1887, and the historical sites of Old City Jaffa, one of the oldest port cities in the world; soak up its ancient atmosphere and walk along the famous Artist's Quarter. This is an amazing opportunity to get to know the city for yourselves! 

As the sun sets over Tel Aviv, join designer Andrew Christian for VIP TLV Annual Pride Pool Party on the rooftop deck of Leonardo Art Hotel with three first drinks included, a swimming pool, stunning views, and hot guys from all around the world, start off your Pride Weekend the right way.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
DAY 3: thursday - June 13th: northern costline
Following Breakfast, head up north to explore Israel’s northern coastline: Caesarea & Haifa. 
Our tour begins with a ride along the beautiful coastal highway to the ancient port of Caesarea, once an important and strategic part of the Roman Empire, today housing an impressive array of archaeological sites.
Head to the boutique Amphorae Winery for some local wines and cheese tasting.
From there, the beautiful city of Haifa awaits. Located on the slopes of Mount Carmel, Israel’s third largest city is home to both Jews and Arabs, a melting pot of cultures and ideas. Appreciate the beauty of Haifa with a visit to the Hanging Baha’i’ Gardens and Shrine – a world heritage site which is one of the most sacred places to the Baha’i faith.

Start your pride weekend with tonight’s main event party in Tel Aviv or a drink at Shpagat gay bar.
Overnight in Tel Aviv

DAY 4: Friday - June 14th: TLV PRIDE PARADE
After a refueling breakfast at the hotel, the big day has arrived! Experience the full magnitude of the world renowned Tel Aviv Pride Parade.
It’s amazing! It’s colorful! And it’s soooo gay!
Celebrate freedom and love by dance - walking the parade before heading to the official Pride Beach Party in the afternoon.

At night, hit another pride party and celebrate with thousands of tourists and local Israelis! 

DAY 5: Saturday - june 15th: TEL AVIV
Today is the Mega Pride closing event with DJ Offer Nissim!
The world renowned DJ is playing and you have a ticket included!
Overnight in Tel Aviv.
DAY 6: Sunday - june 16th: Wadi Rum, Jordan 
After breakfast and checking out of the hotel, get transferred to the Arava border in Eilat.

With the assistance of our OUTstanding representative, cross the border into Jordan and visit the amazing desert of Wadi Rum.

After a typical Bedouin lunch we will take on a Jeep tour, visiting the renowned places as well as the less frequented and less famous ones. We drive through Wadi Rum in southern Jordan which is regarded by many as one of the most beautiful desert landscapes in the world. Sandstones and granite rocks make up this vast valley, the largest in the Hashemite kingdom.
Have dinner and an overnight at the hotel in Wadi Rum.

DAY 7: monday - june 17th: petra & dead sea, jordan
After breakfast travel to Petra, one of the seven world wonders!

Through the narrow, deep, winding, and breathtaking shafts we will arrive into Petra! Carved into the red rock, Petra was the Nabatean capital, an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome

After the awe-inspiring experience we will have lunch at an authentic Middle Eastern restaurant. 

Continue to the lowest point on earth and check into your hotel at the Dead Sea.
Spend the afternoon enjoying the buoyant therapeutic waters and world famous rejuvenating mud of this mineral-rich sea, the largest natural spa in the world, before having a dinner together at the hotel.

DAY 8: tuesday - JUNE 18TH: WADI MUJIB, JORDAN
After breakfast, get transferred from your hotel in the Dead Sea and head towards Wadi Mujib Reserve, the lowest nature reserve in the world. It lies in a deep valley holding on of Jordan’s most breath-taking scenery. Here you will do a 2 hours hike through one of the many trails and enjoy the wildlife and scenery of the reserve.

Leave Wadi Mujib and cross the border back to Israel.
In Jerusalem,  visit the recently renovated Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited, and view a large Model of Jerusalem, as it used to look in the 2nd Temple period.  The museum itself has a vast priceless collection of archeological finds and artifacts.

We will then head back to the hotel, where we’ve freed up the night so that you may explore Jerusalem for yourself, with its quirks and charms, before your overnight stay.

DAY 9: wednesday - june 19th: Jerusalem
Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem.
After a breakfast at the hotel, we drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem and a visit to the City of David, birthplace of Jerusalem. Go back in time to year 3,000 BC to the times of the prophets through a mysterious, magical journey between ancient shafts, walls and fortresses at the City of David. 

From Mount Zion, after a visit to King David's tomb, the Room of Last Supperand the Dormition Abbey, we will enter the gated Old City.

Via the narrow, biblical alleys of the Old City we will arrive to the Western Wall- Judaism’s holiest site. Walk through Via Dolorosa (The Way of Grief) and into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jesus’ last stop and place of Crucifixion. 


DAY 10: thursday - june 20th: DEPARTURE DAY
Following breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for your flight back home with everlasting memories of Israel and Jordan!

Goodbye and Shalom ☺

The Rates include:
• Greet & assist at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival
• Arrival and departure transfers from/to Ben Gurion Airport
• Porterage service at hotels
• 9 overnights at the below mentioned hotels
• 4 days sightseeing as per your program below with English speaking tour guide
• Transfer from your hotel in Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport
• Domestic flight Tel Aviv - Eilat 
• Luxury air-conditioned vehicle in Jordan
• Meal arrangements: Bed and Breakfast at the Hotels, including full buffet breakfast at hotels daily, 2 lunches and 3 dinners as mentioned:

   - Welcome Dinner in Tel Aviv
   - Lunch in Petra
   - Dinner at the Camp in Wadi Rum
   - Lunch in Wadi Rum
   - Farewell dinner in Jerusalem

Entrance fees as per program: Tower of David Lookout, The Israel Museum, Wadi Rum National Park, Jeep Tour in Wadi Rum, Camel Ride in Wadi Rum, Petra National Park, all sites on the Gay Bus tour.
• Border Tax and Visa Fee for Jordan
• Entrance to 3 Gay Parties on Pride weekend
Our rates exclude:
• Expenses of a personal nature
• Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
• Spa Treatments at the Dead Sea
• Tips to driver, guide and restaurant staff
• Any other item not mentioned above
Cancellation Policy:
•Up to 29 days prior to arrival date: 15% from the total services
•28 – 21 days before arrival date: 30% from the total services
•20 – 14 days before arrival date: 50% from the total services
•13 – 7 days before arrival date: 80% from the total services
•Less than 7 days before arrival date: 100% from the total Services
Payment:
It is our company policy to receive a 30% deposit upon booking, and full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Due to Eurovision song contest taking place in Israel, there is a slight possibility that the dates of Tel Aviv Pride may change. in the event this happens , the prices of packages purchased through OUTstanding Travel will not be impacted. 
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RATES
OPTION 1 - High standard HOTELS
5 overnights @ Carlton Hotel in Tel Aviv (Premium Room)
1 overnight @ Sun City Camp in Wadi Rum (Martian Tent)
1 overnights @ Kempinski Hotel at the Dead Sea (Standard Room)
2 overnights @ Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem (Studio Room)

TOTAL: 9 overnights:

Price per person sharing a Double Room: USD 3.700,- per person

Price for a person in a Single Room: USD 5.380,-


OPTION 2 - standard HOTELS
5 overnights @ Tal by the Beach Hotel in Tel Aviv (Classic Room)
1 overnight @ Sun City Camp in Wadi Rum (Standard Tent)
1 overnights @ Moevenpcik Hotel at the Dead Sea (Standard Room)
2 overnights @ Harmony Hotel in Jerusalem (Standard Room)

TOTAL: 9 overnights:

Price per person sharing a Double Room: USD 2.990,- per person

Price for a person in a Single Room: USD 4.000,-